[Pkg-octave-devel] r2111 - octave-forge-pkgs

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Mon Jun 16 05:21:02 UTC 2008

* Thomas Weber <thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com> [2008-06-15 23:00]:

> Actually, I wanted to help, but got de-motivated after the first three
> packages. Seriously, how difficult can it be noting that "License: BSD" is
> not really true when I've copied a file from MySQL that is under GPL2 only?
> My other concerns are not really about the current quality of any code,
> nothing starts at a 1.0 quality. But there haven't been any changes to some
> files for 5+ years, so this code should either be moved into another package
> or dropped. 
> Take civil-engineering: these are some ode solvers, so odepkg seems like a
> perfect place for them (as bonus we get a more descriptive package name).

It is perhaps not surprising that these packages are in the "extra" section
of octave-forge.  

Let us then select the ones that seem really important for inclusion in
Debian or just wait for the popular demand.


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